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Outlook Answer Book, The: Useful Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Microsoft Outlook® 2003 by Brian Delahunty, Tom Archer

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Distribution Lists

3.35. What Is a Distribution List?

A distribution list is essentially a named collection of contacts. Distribution lists provide you with a way to quickly and easily send an e-mail to a group of people. For example, we have a distribution list called Outlook Book that contains the addresses of the various people who need to be advised on the status of this book's production. This includes the book's project manager, the authors (us), and various editors. Having a distribution list enables us to simply e-mail that list and know that everyone on it will receive the e-mail.

Another key point to keep in mind is that distribution lists can be used when addressing meeting requests and task assignments. You can even nest distribution ...

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